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Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 1 week ago

Decent hotel to chill in and walk around the fort. Get the feel of old-world charm with the furniture, flooring and really high ceilings, mosquito nets etc. The breakfast was particularly nice with local cuisine.

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Noosaville
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is in a quiet street. It offers 4 rooms and for those who enjoy history and the experience of a by-gone time, then this Heritage Villa offers all that and more..as this is a heritage home, the lighting is dim by today's standards. Its location is within walking distance to all Fort Galle points of interest and restaurants....

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Jetwing H, General Manager at Galle Heritage Villa by Jetwing, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for sharing your compliments on Trip Advisor following your recent stay with us at Galle Heritage Villa by Jetwing. We were simply delighted to read your review. It brings us absolute pleasure in knowing that you, our guest has been satisfied with all aspects of your stay with us. Your kind words about Saman...

Reviewed January 18, 2017 via mobile

Staying at this hotel is like living in a movie set. A gracious old house with only four guest rooms, less a hotel and more an up-market home stay. A sense of calm and serenity pervades the place and our room was generous in size with a big bathroom. The bed was very comfortable, to our taste the most comfortable...

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Jetwing H, General Manager at Galle Heritage Villa by Jetwing, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for sharing your experience on TripAdvisor following your recent stay with us at Galle Heritage Villa by Jetwing in Galle Sri Lanka. We are simply delighted in reading your review. It brings us absolute pleasure in knowing that a most valued guest had been satisfied with the charm of the villa. Thank you very...

Barcelona, Spain
Reviewed December 25, 2016

This elegant colonial villa, ideally located in the old fort and with very few rooms needs some updating. The bathrooms are not always functional, we had problems with the sink and the shower, and the Internet connection was sometimes nonexistent. We were not served the nice Sri Lankan breakfast expected, but a couple of dry toasts with cheap jam and...

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Jetwing H, General Manager at Galle Heritage Villa by Jetwing, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for posting your comments on TripAdvisor following your recent stay at Galle Heritage Villa by Jetwing. First and foremost, please accept our sincere apologies for having given you cause to express your disappointment on certain issues you had faced while vacationing with us. We highly value guest feedback whether positive or constructive. We have already addressed...

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed December 22, 2016

Colonial charm right in Galle Fort. However rooms too dimly lit. Kids became uncomfortable as the night wore on. We stayed merely for one night. Within walking distance to the ramparts and the Rampart Hotel. Amenities in the room are acceptable.

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Jetwing H, General Manager at Galle Heritage Villa by Jetwing, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for posting your comments on TripAdvisor following your recent stay at Galle Heritage Villa by Jetwing. We greatly value your feedback as we constantly strive to maintain our high levels of service and standards. Rest assured your advice on the lighting is taken very seriously and the relevant managers are looking into it. We are very...

Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed November 28, 2016

The hotel is an example of how an Heritage Building can be preserved.The place is a small one consisting of few rooms and very convenient to move in Galle. The services provided by the staff membranes are of the highest quality and they make you feel like that you are one of the family members. The breakfast consisting of Sri...

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Jetwing H, General Manager at Galle Heritage Villa by Jetwing, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post a review on Trip Advisor on Galle Heritage Villa by Jetwing subsequent to your recent stay. The Galle Fort was first built in 1588 by the Portuguese. It is a historical, architectural heritage monument, which after more than 423 years still maintains a polished appearance. The Fort has a colorful...

Albuquerque, New Mexico
Reviewed October 13, 2016

The hotel was in the middle of the old city in the Galle Fort section. It was a spacious colonial building with great interior design.The room we had was large with a nice four-post sturdy bed surrounded by a large mosquito net. The bathroom had ample space including a walk in shower and two sinks. The person in charge, Bandara,...

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Jetwing H, General Manager at Galle Heritage Villa by Jetwing, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for sharing your compliments on TripAdvisor following your recent stay with us at Galle Heritage Villa by Jetwing in the heart of Galle Fort Sri Lanka. Thank you very much for taking the time to post about your holiday with us on TripAdvisor as it is always such a treat getting guest feedback. Your...

Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful heritage villa that seems newly renovated. The location is great as we could walk to the fort ramparts to catch the beautiful sunset in minutes. The restaurants and shops are all very walkable. We enjoyed our stay particularly the simple breakfast in the spacious dining area next to th open courtyard. The room is nice overall but the lighting...

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Jetwing H, General Manager at Galle Heritage Villa by Jetwing, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for posting your compliments on TripAdvisor following your recent stay at Galle Heritage Villa by Jetwing. We greatly appreciate you taking the time to share your comments on TripAdvisor and recommending our cozy Villa to fellow TripAdvisor reviewers. Galle Heritage Villa was originally a family home from the Dutch period and now converted into a boutique...

King's Lynn, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 6, 2016

A tranquil little oasis in Galle Fort. A welcoming glass of iced watermelon juice gave us the chance to admire the decor and high wooden ceilings and lovely pieces of wooden furniture. Huge bedroom with air on, lovely big 4-poster bed and huge bathroom too with walk-in shower. Small toiletries bottles provided too. Breakfast was either local style (curry) enjoyed...

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Jetwing H, General Manager at Galle Heritage Villa by Jetwing, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for posting your compliments on TripAdvisor on your recent stay at Galle Heritage Villa by Jetwing. We were fascinated by your kind words of appreciation and were very pleased in reading that you enjoyed every aspect of your stay with us. It is always so nice to be appreciated and to learn that our valued guests...

Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed August 28, 2016

We travelled to Galle in 2015 june and were very glad tonhave picked the Galle heritage villa as it was truly home away from home. The staff were very polite and helpful, breakfast was good, the room was spacious and lovely. I have make a special mention of the bed because I loved it! The mattress was soft and very...

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Dear Guest, Thank you for posting your compliments on TripAdvisor subsequent your stay at Galle Heritage Villa by Jetwing located in the Galle Fort. Our utmost happiness is when knowing a guest left us well satisfied after staying with us. We greatly appreciate you taking the time to share your experience on TripAdvisor and recommending our cozy Villa to fellow...

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Welcome to the Galle Heritage Villa located in the heart of the UNESCO World Heritage Dutch Fort in Galle, Sri Lanka. The villa is a transformation of a 1950's Beverly Hills inspired mansion into a Colonial Dutch Villa, and boasts 4 large, elegantly decorated suites with luxuriously comfortable beds and spacious ensuite bathrooms with hot/cold water and all modern amenities. All guest suites are equipped with A/C and ceiling fans and cable TV viewing can be provided on request. Lofty hardwood ceilings and large windows give the villa a bright and airy feel with plenty of room to relax and unwind. Choose to have breakfast outdoors in the garden, the veranda or on the balcony. Complimentary wifi is available and free parking is provided.Experience life in the ancient Galle Fort by strolling down its narrow streets and alleys, admire the C17th colonial architecture, one of the best preserved anywhere in Asia, or jog along the 20 m high fortified ramparts while enjoying the dawn or the spectacular sunsets. Dip into the warm waters of the Indian Ocean from the nearby beach just 50 m from the villa. Come explore Galle and its enchanting Fort for an unforgettable experience. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Galle Heritage Villa by Jetwing

Address: 71 Lighthouse Street, Galle Fort, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle
Price Range: $104 - $220 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Galle Heritage Villa by Jetwing 4*
Number of rooms: 4
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“Downstairs rooms are better”
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